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Farmland, wind energy lease rights to be offered at auction

A 337-acre farm with income-producing wind power leases will be offered at auction October 2, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company marketing the property and conducting the event. The auction will include wind rights from four wind turbines leased through 2043 with potential for renewal through 2053.  The assets will be offered in four … Continue reading Farmland, wind energy lease rights to be offered at auction

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Vestas receives first EnVentus wind energy order, winning largest wind farm in Finland’s first energy auction

Vestas has secured the first wind power order for an EnVentus platform wind turbine, underlining how Vestas continues to develop technology that enables tailored solutions to match customer needs. The order features the largest wind turbine, the V162-5.6 MW, which will be deployed at the 151 MW Simo Sarvisuo wind farm by long-term customer TuuliWatti. … Continue reading Vestas receives first EnVentus wind energy order, winning largest wind farm in Finland’s first energy auction

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Auction of solar power and wind energy in Colombia allocates 1,398 MW of renewable energy

The auction assigned responsibilities to six wind power projects for 1,160 megawatts, located in La Guajira, and two solar generation projects for 238 megawatts, in the department of Cesar.  “Today I want to tell you that the renewable energy revolution started in Colombia, because last night we closed the reliability auction and investments and projects … Continue reading Auction of solar power and wind energy in Colombia allocates 1,398 MW of renewable energy

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Colombia’s first non-conventional renewable energy tender

Despite the recognition that there is a solid pipeline of wind energy and solar power projects ready to start up a competitive renewable energy market, the Colombian authorities couldn’t award contracts in the first tender round to any of power projects that were entered. This was due to a technical issue that the bidding offers … Continue reading Colombia’s first non-conventional renewable energy tender

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German onshore wind energy auction under-subscribed

Just 476 MW worth of wind farm projects won capacity in the latest German onshore wind power auction. A total of 700 MW was on offer.   The average price of bids was €61/MWh. This was slightly lower than the previous auction in October 2018 (€63/MWh) but higher than May 2018’s €57/MWh. The problem is … Continue reading German onshore wind energy auction under-subscribed

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Lower prices for onshore wind energy in second Greek renewables auction

Onshore wind power won almost 160 MW of capacity in Greece’s second renewables auction. The prices were competitive, coming in within a range of €55–65/MWh.   This price level is lower than in Greece’s first onshore wind auction in July 2018, where onshore wind power prices were between €68-72/MWh. Nine wind projects in total won. All … Continue reading Lower prices for onshore wind energy in second Greek renewables auction

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Poland’s new energy strategy to almost phase out onshore wind energy

Poland today revealed details of its draft energy strategy to 2040. It plans to increase its power capacity from 40 GW to 73 GW and expects the share of coal to fall from 80% of electricity consumption today to 60% by 2030. They plan to build 6-9 GW of new nuclear by 2043 and 10 … Continue reading Poland’s new energy strategy to almost phase out onshore wind energy

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Competitive prices in Polish onshore wind energy auction

The results of the first Polish onshore wind power auction were announced today. Prices came it at between €37 and €50/MWh according to Poland’s Energy Regulatory Office. 23 developers entered 31 successful bids for around 1 GW of capacity. WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said: “These prices are extremely competitive. They’re lower than we’ve seen in … Continue reading Competitive prices in Polish onshore wind energy auction

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Poland makes wind energy comeback with commitment to develop 8 GW of offshore wind power and ongoing 1 GW onshore wind turbines auction

Poland marked its return to wind energy today with the announcement of ambitious plans to develop 8 GW of offshore wind by 2035. It came as Poland opened a 1 GW onshore wind auction on 5 November. Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, today announced plans to develop 8 GW of offshore wind by … Continue reading Poland makes wind energy comeback with commitment to develop 8 GW of offshore wind power and ongoing 1 GW onshore wind turbines auction

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Vestas receives 100 MW order from SITAC and EDF Renewables for wind energy project awarded in Indian auction

SITAC and EDF Renewables have placed an order for a 100 MW project awarded at the Gujarat state auction held in December 2017. With this order, Vestas has received 150 MW out of the total of 500 MW capacity in the auction round. The order includes supply and installation of 50 V120-2.2 MW turbines delivered … Continue reading Vestas receives 100 MW order from SITAC and EDF Renewables for wind energy project awarded in Indian auction

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Capital Power places 202 MW wind energy order with Vestas from auction in Canada

Vestas continues its strong performance in auctions across the globe and has received an order for 202 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode from Capital Power for its Whitla Wind project in southeast Alberta, Canada. The Whitla Wind Farm was selected as one of four projects by the Alberta … Continue reading Capital Power places 202 MW wind energy order with Vestas from auction in Canada

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Ørsted wins 551.75MW in German offshore wind power auction

In the second German auction for offshore wind, the Bundesnetzagentur has awarded Ørsted the right to build an additional 551.75MW offshore wind in the German North Sea. Ørsted won with the following projects: Borkum Riffgrund West 1 with a capacity of 420MW at a price of EUR 0 per MWh. Gode Wind 4 with a … Continue reading Ørsted wins 551.75MW in German offshore wind power auction

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German offshore wind energy auction strengthens case for accelerated build-out

Germany today announced the results of its latest offshore wind auction. Six projects won. They’ve a total capacity between them of 1.6 GW and are split evenly between the North Sea and Baltic Sea.   The lowest winning bid was €0 MW/h premium above the wholesale power price and the highest was €98.30 MW/h (total … Continue reading German offshore wind energy auction strengthens case for accelerated build-out

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Vestas secures first order for V120-2.2 MW from Indian auction win

Long-term customer Powerica Limited has placed the first V120-2.2 MW order globally for the 50 MW power project in Bhatel Wind Farm in Gujarat state. The project was awarded as part of the state-level wind power auction in Gujarat concluded in December 2017. The V120-2.2 MW is latest extension of Vestas’ 2 MW platform, making … Continue reading Vestas secures first order for V120-2.2 MW from Indian auction win

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Inox Wind bags 50 MW in Maharashtra auction

Wind energy solution provider Inox Wind said today it has won 50MW in the Maharashtra state auctions concluded recently at tariff of Rs 2.86 per unit. “The bid was won at a fixed price of Rs 2.86/unit for 25 years. This win is on back of the 300MW order win from SECI-1 auctions, 300MW in … Continue reading Inox Wind bags 50 MW in Maharashtra auction

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First 2018 onshore wind energy auction in Germany

Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) announced the winners of the first onshore wind auction for 2018. 83 projects with a total capacity of 709 MW were awarded a contract. 132 projects with a total capacity of 989 MW participated in the auction. The prices of successful bids ranged from €38/MWh to €52.80/MWh. The average was … Continue reading First 2018 onshore wind energy auction in Germany

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Costs come down again in 1 GW German onshore wind energy auction

The results are in from the latest German onshore auction and costs have fallen again. The average support price is €38/MWh. The lowest bid was €22/MWh. The auction was oversubscribed. 210 bids were issued with a volume of 2591 MW. The German federal network regulator awarded 1004 MW to 61 projects. 60 of the 61 … Continue reading Costs come down again in 1 GW German onshore wind energy auction

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Sembcorp wins auction to construct 250MW wind farm in India

The tender which was conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on behalf of the Government of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), has been won by Sembcorp’s renewable energy business Sembcorp Green Infra. This is the second time that Sembcorp has won a bidding for wind farm construction in the … Continue reading Sembcorp wins auction to construct 250MW wind farm in India

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Second wind energy auction in India fOr 1 GW on 4 october, 2017

The government has decided to postpone second wind power auction for 1 GW capacities which was scheduled for 19 September, 2017 to 4 October, 2017 in view of some issues about transmission connectivity between states. Certain bidders and developers are grappling with the issue of inter state transmission connectivity. The government is waiting for a Central … Continue reading Second wind energy auction in India fOr 1 GW on 4 october, 2017

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Spain to hold a new 3,000 MW renewable energy auction

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Thursday a new 3,000-megawatt (MW) renewables auction seeking wind power and solar photovoltaic capacity, following the success of last week’s auction round.   Rajoy said the new auction will be held before the summer and will contribute to improving competition in the domestic electricity market, as well as reduce energy … Continue reading Spain to hold a new 3,000 MW renewable energy auction

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